Important Dates

Spring 2021 Academic Schedule

DateDay of WeekEvent
December 18 - January 10Friday - Sunday (3 weeks)Merrymester
January 4MondayEmployees return to work
January 4-8Monday - FridayOpen Enrollment/Advisement (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first term classes, there will be no late registration period)
January 5-8Tuesday - FridaySpring Campus Meetings
January 7ThursdayResidence hall check in for students with housing assignments 10am-5pm
January 11MondayFull term and 1st term face-to-face classes begin
January 18MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. holiday
January 19TuesdayOnline classes begin
February 8MondayMardimester begins (Spring 13-week courses)
February 15-16Monday & TuesdayMardi Gras holidays; Full term Monday night only classes will make up on Friday, February 19 and full term Tuesday night classes will make up on Friday, February 26. (First term course make up dates will be made up at the discretion of the local dean.) Residence halls remain open.
February 26FridaySecond payment of total fees due in Business Office
March 1MondayGulf Coast STEM and Foundation & Alumni Scholarship application deadline
March 3 - 5Wednesday - FridayMidterm exams
March 4-5Thursday - Friday1st Term Final Exams
March 5FridayMidterm grades due for full term courses
March 8MondaySecond term face-to-face classes begin (see eLearning calendar for MSVCCC online classes)
March 12FridayResidence halls close 3:00 p.m.
March 15-19Monday - FridaySpring holidays
March 21SundayResidence Halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
March 31WednesdayFinal payment of total fees due in Business Office
April 1ThursdaySpring 2021 Degree/Diploma application deadline; Summer semester School of Nursing and Health Professions Application Deadline (Radiologic Technology)
April 2FridayGood Friday holiday (residence halls remain open)
April 12MondayPriority Registration begins for Summer & Fall 2021
April 13TuesdayResidence Hall Room Reclaim begins for Fall 2021
May 3 - 7Monday - FridayFinal examinations for full term courses, second term courses and Mardimester courses
May 6ThursdayResidence halls close at 3:00 p.m.
May 13ThursdayGraduation – Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
May 15SaturdaySummer Semester School of Nursing and Health Professions Application deadline (Health Care Assistant, LPN to RN Traditional and Hybrid Options, and Surgical Technology Programs)

Spring 2021 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule

TermLast day to withdraw with a "W" gradeLast day for 100% refundLast day for 90% refund
Full TermMarch 23January 10January 25
1st 8 week termFebruary 17January 10January 19
2nd 8 week termApril 8March 7March 22
Mardimester termApril 7February 7February 19
MSVCC (online) Full termApril 2January 18February 2
MSVCC (online) January 8 week termFebruary 26January 18January 26
MSVCC (online) March 8 week termApril 23March 14March 22
MSVCC (online) January 4 week termFebruary 5January 18January 22
MSVCC (online) February 4 week termMarch 5February 14February 18
MSVCC (online) March 4 week termApril 2March 14March 18
MSVCC (online) April 4 week termApril 30April 11April 15

* MSVCC (online) dates subject to change.

Spring 2021 Testing Schedule

DateExam TimeClass Time
Saturday, May 18:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.Saturday morning classes
Monday, May 38:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.-8:53 a.m.MWF
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.10:00 a.m.-10:53 a.m.MWF
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.11:00 a.m.-11:53 a.m.MWF
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.-3:53 p.m.MWF
Tuesday, May 48:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.TR
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.9:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.TR
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.-2:53 p.m.MWF
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m.TR
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m.TR
Wednesday, May 58:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.9:00 a.m.-9:53 a.m.MWF
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.12:00 p.m.-12:53 p.m.MWF
1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.-1:53 p.m.MWF
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.-5:20 p.m.MW
Thursday, May 68:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.-12:20 p.m.TR
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.-2:20 p.m.TR
1:30 p.m.-2:50 p.m.TR
3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m.TR
4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.5:00 p.m.-6:20 p.m.TR
Friday, May 78:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.Other classes

Evening class exams will be the last meeting of the semester during exam week. Exams in all flexibly scheduled courses will be given during the last class meeting.

Summer 2021 Academic Schedule

DateDay of WeekEvent
May 28FridaySummer 2021 Registration
May 31MondayMemorial Day holiday (Make-up date June 4)
June 1TuesdayAll full-term and 1st term face to face and online classes begin
June 28Monday2nd term online begins
June 30WednesdayFinal payment of total fees due

Last day to complete the FAFSA for summer financial aid
July 2Friday1st term final exams; Registration for 2nd term
July 5MondayFall 2021 Semester School of Nursing and Health Professions Application Deadline (EMT/EMS-Paramedic, Health Care Assistant, Practical  Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Respiratory Care Technology Programs)
July 5 - 9Monday - FridaySummer Break
July 12Monday2nd term face-to-face begins
August 2 - 6Monday - FridayFull-term final exams (given during the last class meeting)
August 6Friday2nd Term Final Exams

Summer 2021 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule

TermLast day to withdraw with a "W" gradeLast day for 100% refundLast day for 90% refund
Full TermJuly 13May 31June 8
1st 5 week termJune 22May 31June 3
2nd 5 week termAugust 2July 11July 14
MSVCC (online) Full TermJuly 9May 31June 8
MSVCC (online) 1st TermJune 18May 31June 4
MSVCC (online) 2nd TermJuly 16June 27July 1

* The refund deadline and last day to receive a “W” for short term, weekend and online classes vary. Please contact the Admissions Office for questions regarding those dates.

Fall 2021 Academic Schedule

DateDay of WeekEvent
March 31WednesdayFinancial aid priority deadline
April 1ThursdayFoundation & Alumni Scholarship application priority deadline
August 9-13Monday - FridayOpen Enrollment
August 10TuesdayStaff Convocation
August 13FridayNew Personnel Orientation
August 16MondayFall Faculty Convocation
August 17TuesdayCampus Workshops
August 17TuesdayResidence Hall check-in for students with housing assignments 10:00 a.m.-5:00 pm.
August 18WednesdayAdvising/Registration (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first-term classes)
August 19ThursdayAll full term and 1st term face-to-face classes begin
August 23MondayOnline Classes Begin
September 6MondayLabor Day holiday (classes that meet on Monday nights only will make-up on Friday, September 10)
September 15Wednesday2021 -22 Mississippi State Aid application deadline (MTAG, MESG, etc.)
September 20MondayFall 13-week courses start
September 29WednesdaySecond payment of total fees due
October 1Friday2022-23 Mississippi State Aid application opens (MTAG, MESG, etc.)
October 11-12Monday - TuesdayColumbus Day holidays; Night class make up dates will be made up at the discretion of the local dean. (All offices closed; Residence Halls remain open)
October 13-15Wednesday - FridayMidterm exams for full term classes
October 14-15Thursday - FridayFinal exams for first term classes. Midterm grades due for full term courses.
October 18MondayPriority Registration begins for Spring 2022 (Faculty use scheduled class time to register students; evening class still meets instructional time.) Second term face-to-face classes begin (see eLearning calendar for online classes)
October 19TuesdayResidence hall room-reclaim begins for Spring 2022
October 29FridayFinal payment of total fees due
November 1MondayFall 2021 Degree/Diploma application deadline; Spring semester Health Sciences Division application deadline (Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Health Care Assistant, Practical Nursing and Associates Degree Nursing Programs)
November 19FridayResidence halls close 3:00 p.m.
November 22-26Monday - FridayThanksgiving holidays
November 28SundayResidence halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
December 9-15Thursday - WednesdayFinal examinations for full term courses and second term courses
December 14TuesdayResidence halls close at 3:00 p.m.
December 16ThursdayTentative Graduation – Location TBD
December 17FridayBegin Christmas holidays; Offices close 5:00 p.m.

Fall 2021 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule

TermLast day to withdraw with a "W" gradeLast day for 100% refundLast day for 90% refund
Full TermOctober 28August 18September 2
1st 8 week termSeptember 23August 18August 27
2nd 8 week termNovember 22October 17October 25
September 13-Week TermNovember 29September 19October 2
MSVCC (online) Full TermNovember 5August 22September 6
MSVCC (online) Aug 8 week termOctober 1August 22August 30
MSVCC (online) Oct 8 week termNovember 26October 17October 25
MSVCC (online) Aug 4 week termSeptember 10August 22August 26
MSVCC (online) Sep 4 week termOctober 8September 19September 23
MSVCC (online) Oct 4 week termNovember 5October 17October 21
MSVCC (online) Nov 4 week termDecember 3November 14November 18

Spring 2022 Academic Schedule

DateDay of WeekEvent
January 3MondayEmployees return to work
January 3-7Monday - FridayOpen Enrollment (Notice: This is the final registration for full semester and first term classes)
January 4-7Tuesday - FridaySpring Campus Meetings
January 10MondayResidence hall check in for students with housing assignments 10am-5pm
January 12WednesdayFull term and 1st term face-face classes begin
January 17MondayMartin Luther King, Jr. holiday
January 18TuesdayOnline Classes Begin
February 7MondayMardimester begins (Spring 13-week courses)
February 25FridaySecond payment of total fees due
February 28 - March 1Monday & TuesdayMardi Gras holidays; Full term Monday night only classes will make up on Friday, March 4 and full term Tuesday night classes will make up on Friday, March 11. (First term course make up dates will be made up at the discretion of the local dean.) Residence halls remain open.
March 2-4Wednesday - FridayMidterm exams
March 3-4Thursday - Friday1st Term Final Exams
March 4FridayMidterm grades due for full term courses
March 7MondayPriority Registration begins for Summer & Fall 2022 (Faculty use scheduled class time to register students; evening class still meets for instructional time) Second term face-to-face classes begin (see eLearning calendar for online classes)
March 8TuesdayResidence Hall Room Reclaim begins for Fall 2022
March 18FridayResidence halls close 3:00 p.m.
March 21-25Monday - FridaySpring holidays
March 27SundayResidence Halls re-open 3:00 p.m.
March 30WednesdayFinal payment of total fees due
April 1FridaySpring 2022 Degree/Diploma application deadline; Summer semester Health Sciences Division Application Deadline (Radiologic Technology)
April 1FridayFoundation & Alumni Scholarship application Priority deadline
April 15FridayGood Friday holiday (residence halls remain open)
May 2-6Monday - FridayFinal examinations for full term courses and second term courses
May 5ThursdayResidence halls close at 3:00 p.m.
May 12ThursdayGraduation – Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center
May 16MondaySummer Semester Health Sciences Division Application deadline (Health Care Assistant, LPN to RN Traditional and Hybrid Options, LPN, EMSP, RT to RN Traditional and Hybrid Options, and Surgical Technology Programs).

Spring 2022 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule

TermLast day to withdraw with a "W" gradeLast day for 100% refundLast day for 90% refund
Full TermMarch 28January 17February 1
1st 8 week termFebruary 21January 17January 25
2nd 8 week termApril 18March 13March 21
Mardimester termTBATBATBA
MSVCC (online) Full TermApril 1January 17February 1
MSVCC (online) Jan 8 week termFebruary 25January 17January 25
MSVCC (online) Jan 4 week termFebruary 4January 17January 21
MSVCC (online) Feb 4 week termMarch 4February 13February 17
MSVCC (online) Mar 4 week termApril 1March 13March 17
MSVCC (online) Mar 8 week termApril 22March 13March 21
MSVCC (online) Apr 4 week termApril 29April 10April 14

Summer 2022 Academic Schedule

DateDay of WeekEvent
May 9MondayMaymester
May 27FridaySummer 2022 Registration
May 30MondayMemorial Day holiday (Monday night only classes will make up on Friday, June 10)
May 31TuesdayAll full-term and 1st term face to face and online classes begin
June 27Monday2nd term online begins
June 28TuesdayFinal payment of total fees due
June 28TuesdayLast day to complete the FAFSA for summer financial aid
July 1FridayFall 2022 Semester Health Sciences Division Application Deadline (EMT/EMS-Paramedic, Health Care Assistant, Practical  Nursing, Associate Degree Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Respiratory Care Technology Programs)
July 1Friday1st term final exams; Registration for 2nd term
July 4-8Monday - FridaySummer Break
July 11Monday2nd term face-to-face begins
August 1-5Monday - FridayFull-term final exams (given during the last class meeting)
August 5Friday2nd Term Final Exams

Summer 2022 Refund and Withdrawal Schedule

TermLast day to withdraw with a "W" gradeLast day for 100% refundLast day for 90% refund
Full TermJuly 12May 30June 7
1st TermJune 21May 30June 2
2nd TermAugust 1July 10July 13
Maymester (online)TBATBATBA
MSVCC (online) Full TermJuly 8May 30July 7
MSVCC (online) 1st termJune 17May 30June 3
MSVCC (online) 2nd termJuly 15June 26June 30
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